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The Flake 

YDS: 5.9- French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 16 British: HVS 4c

Type:  Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 80'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
Season: all
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Submitted By: gus on Oct 22, 2007

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BETA PHOTO: The Flake, Palisades


meat of the climb is working from the left facing corner crack, up and over the left facing "flake." Once on top of the flake, have a balancy move and then its a run to the top. Great route. One of the must dos at Palisades


Route is in middle of Overlook Wall. From the climb down behind the Island and the west corridor between the main wall and Island, the route is about 15' from the end of the corridor.


Takes pro well and easy to set up a TR. However, if come off around the flake without good pro placed, can easily smack into the ledges below.

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